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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.

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Recent News

Congratulations to Richard Sigurdson, Dean of the Faculty of Arts who was appointed in December by City Council to be a new commission member of the Calgary Police Commission (CPC). He will replace Stephanie Felesky who has served on the commission for the maximum 10 year limit. He was formally introduced at the meeting on January 31st, 2017. 

The CPSA Board of Directors has selected a team from the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary as the new English-language Co-editors of the Canadian Journal of Political Science.The team includes Dr. Brenda O'Neill as Co-editor, Dr. Antonio Franceschet and Dr. Jack Lucas as Assistant Editors, and Dr. Melanee Thomas as Book Review Editor. The new editorial team takes responsibility for the Journal on July 1, 2017.

Dr. Pablo Policzer was a post show guest speaker for the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival, held on Friday, November 18th, 2016 at 7 pm for the showing at the River Park Auditorium of the film, National Bird that now hits the theaters nation wide.

Many congratulations to our department's SSHRC Award Winners.  Below is a brief description of each project. 

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The International Relations Undergraduate Program has moved to Political Science?                 
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

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PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Susan Franceschet and co-authors Claire Annesley (University of Sussex) and Karen Beckwith (Case Western Reserve University) presented their draft book manuscript "Cabinets, Ministers, and Gender" at the 6th Annual Skytte workshop, funded by the Johan Skytte Foundation at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, September 29-October 2, 2016.

Antonio Franceschet, "The Ethics of International Coercion: Two Types of Multilateralism." In Robert W. Murray, ed., Multilateralism as State Strategy: Seeking Order in an Anarchic System. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2016.

Michael Zekulin and T.D. Anderson, "Contemporary Terrorism and the true believer", Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism & Political Aggression, Taylor & Francis, September 2016, 8(3):177-196.

Chris W. J. Roberts, "The Other Resource Curse: Extractives as Development Panacea," Chapter 3 in Hany Besada, ed., Governing Natural Resources for Africa's Development, Routledge, 2016.

Bree Akesson, Andrew R. Basso, and Myriam Denov, "The Right to Home:Domicide as a Violation of Child and Family Rights in the Context of Political Violence," Children & Society Volume 30, Issue 5 (September 2016): 369-353.